Making palm oil sustainable

Roland (centre) receiving a memento from MPOCC chairman Datuk M Nagarajan after opening the forum.

KUCHING: There is an urgent need for all palm oil industry players to obtain certification to prove that the commodity is being grown sustainably to strengthen the image of the industry globally.

Sarawak Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development Assistant Minister Datuk Roland Sagah said the cost of obtaining Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification should also be defrayed for smallholders.

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